November 5, 2008

This Study Provides an Overview of DPI – Deep Packet Inspection – Aborting Its Basic Functionalities

Research and Markets ( has announced the addition of the "Network Intelligence - Achieving Smart Pipes" report to their offering.

This study provides an overview of this not new technology DPI - Deep Packet Inspection - aborting its basic functionalities. The report also analyzes the market landscape with players' involvement and the ecosystem as well as the offering structure of major DPI suppliers. Finally, the report gives an overview of deployment, then identifies the stakes for service providers and mobile operators.

 Key questions - What is DPI Why is it becoming a telecom buzzword - Can DPI solve network-related problems for SPs (Service Providers): rising bandwidth issue, network attacks - Should Service Providers commit to deploying DPI - What are the traditional equipment providers' strategies to enter the market - How significant are the opportunities by leveraging network intelligence 

Not a month goes by without having telecom-related news treating Deep Packet Inspection. Service Providers are particularly keen on using DPI to make their network more intelligent and help them to react to the emergence of new usages, the rise of content, thus the increasing need of bandwidth. In today's fiercely competitive market, pressures from subscriber churn as well as the battle against security threats both constitute arguments for SPs to care about DPI.

From the suppliers' side, the market is highly fragmented with traditional DPI vendors, in addition to companies from traffic management and network security solutions. Moreover, long established network equipment providers such as Alcatel-Lucent, Cisco and Ericsson have entered the DPI market, integrating the technology into their existing portfolio.

 Key Topics Covered: 1. Deep Packet Inspection (DPI) description 2. The market complexity of DPI 3. DPI deployments 4. DPI market opportunity/prospects 

  Companies Mentioned: - Alcatel-Lucent - Allot Comm. - Arbor Networks - Blue Coat - Bivio - Cisco - CloudShield - Ericsson - Huawei - ipoque - Narus - Nokia Siemens Networks - Procera Networks - Qosmos - Sandvine 

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